Bradenton Man Wins $1,000,000 on FL Lottery Scratch Off, bought on Cortez Rd.
July 6th, 2021
TALLAHASSEE – Yesterday, The Florida Lottery announced that Alain Sierra, of Bradenton claimed a Prize at the Tampa District Office.
Alain claimed the $1 million top prize playing the $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $880,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Cortez Shell, located at 3612 Cortez Road West in Bradenton.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in January and features more than $199 million in cash prizes, including 24 top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
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